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Leung Tim Knife Factory's signature broadsword bid farewell to the citizens of Sham Shui Po tonight, hoping that the government will set up a museum to pass on to future generations


The "Big Knife" signboard of Leung Tim Knife Factory, which has stood on Cheung Sha Wan Road in Sham Shui Po for more than half a century, will be demolished tonight (11th). Many citizens know that Liang Tian's "big

The "Big Knife" signboard of Leung Tim Knife Factory, which has stood on Cheung Sha Wan Road in Sham Shui Po for more than half a century, will be demolished tonight (11th).

Many citizens knew that Tim Leung's "Big Knife" would bid farewell to Sham Shui Po, and they had already taken advantage of the signboard's last day to "check in" and take pictures to commemorate it before this afternoon.

Some citizens suggested that the government should set up a museum for large signboards: "Let the next generation know that Hong Kong used to have many very distinctive signboards."

Take pictures and sketches of "Big Sword" to hope that the next generation will know that Hong Kong once had a distinctive sign

Mr. Li said that it was a pity to learn from media reports that the signboard of "Big Sword" would be demolished today, so he came here for two days to commemorate "Big Sword" by taking photos and sketches: "I hope to draw the same The method of film photography records him (the signboard)."

At the same time, he was also worried that the large "Zhuang Daoyi Liver Oil" signboard diagonally opposite the Leong Tim Knife Factory would suffer the same fate: "I think they should also be unable to escape the same fate of being demolished."

Mr. Lai suggested that the government could act as a "middleman" to preserve these old signboards with Hong Kong street characteristics: "The government can set up a museum for large signboards, so that our next generation can know that Hong Kong used to have many good and distinctive signboards."


The public is happy to know that an artist has accepted "Big Sword"

Mr. Lu, who also specially took pictures of the signboard on the last day, also feels very sorry that the signboard will be demolished tonight: "I understand that many passers-by will worry about safety issues, but the government can actually conduct regular inspections and maintenance for the signboard. , but it must be dismantled and sun-dried.”

Mr. Lu was very happy that the signboards were accepted by local artists after the demolition and were preserved: "Someone is willing to keep it, and it is a good remedy." There is a difference: "The signboard should be placed on the street so that the public can see it."

Do not have to stay low?

Leung Tim Knife Factory Signboard Clearance Countdown Boss Leung Hung: "So Helpless" Liang Tim Knife Factory Big Knife 1.11 Dismantling Artist "Liu Knife" Exhibition: This sign belongs to the neon sign of the old bakery in Datong, Yuen Long, Sham Shui Po or the staff will demolish it next week Customers sigh: some things go away, and there is no Zhuo Yongxing. The district inspects the demolition of signboards. The Buildings Department expects to demolish or repair 1,700 dangerous signboards this year.

When did Leong Tim Knife Factory open?

Founded in 1946

Where is Liang Tian Knife Factory?

G/F, 221 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2023-01-11

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